Veteran crew chief Darian Grubb is returning to Hendrick Motorsports. Grubb has been appointed to the newly created role of vehicle production director the team announced Monday. He will oversee every aspect of race car manufacturing for the 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions. The move is effective immediately.
The team said in a statement that Grubb assumes responsibility for production operations in the Hendrick Motorsports chassis and body groups. He will work alongside vehicle technical director Kenny Francis to support and grow the company’s overall car development capabilities while collaborating across vehicle engineering, vehicle production and four Sprint Cup teams. Both Grubb and Francis report to general manager Doug Duchardt.
“We’re excited to welcome Darian back to Hendrick Motorsports,” Duchardt said. MORE>>>